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Thunder frontcourt prospect Tibor Pleiss officially reached a two-year deal with FC Barcelona on Monday, as announced on fcbarcelona.com. Oklahoman
FC Barcelona found a cornerstone by signing two-year contract with center Tibor Pleiss, who arrives from Laboral Kutxa Vitoria. The German center comes off the best season of his career, in which he got better and better as time progressed. Sportando
Adrian Wojnarowski: Houston is signing Kostas Papanikolaou to a two-year deal, league source tells Yahoo. Twitter @WojYahooNBA
Adrian Wojnarowski: OKC probed for deal w/ 7-foot Tibor Pleiss to join NBA this season, but Euro buyout too rich, sources tell Yahoo. He was a 2010 OKC pick. Twitter @WojYahooNBA
After a two days negotiation, Kostas Papanikolaou decided not to accept the offer of Houston Rockets and he will not make the jump from Barcelona to the NBA. As he recently said to Eurohoops, he was willing to make a financial sacrifice, however the offer of the Rockets just wasn’t enough. The NBA team informed the representatives of the player that the four million US dollars for next two seasons was the best deal they could offer and under those conditions, Papanikolaou will remain in Europe. EuroHoops.net
Free agent Joey Dorsey has agreed to a two-year, $2 million deal with the Houston Rockets, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Dorsey, a 6-foot-9, 275-pound center, will play a backup role to All-Star Dwight Howard. Yahoo! Sports
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